Sinha moves to Percept Picture Co Motion Pics; Sand to head PPC TV

MUMBAI: Percept Picture Company (PPC) business head - television Akhauri Sinha has moved to the company's Motion Pictures division and will be jointly heading it as business head with current PPC Motion Pictures business head Chitra S.

Confirming the same to, Sinha said, "I will now be heading the feature films' division of PPC with Chitra. It was a great experience working in the television area but now I am quite excited about the new journey."

The change in portfolio came about last week.
According to reliable industry sources, Salil Sand will be stepping into Sinha's shoes as the business head of PPC's television division. Sand is currently involved with Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahi as its creative head.

When queried on the reason for having two business heads for one division, Sinha said, "We have many projects lined up in 2006 - 2007 and hence it made sense to divide the responsibilities."

In the pipeline from PPC Motion Pictures this year are Jai Santoshi Maa and Madhur Bhandarkar's Corporate. "It is a bit too early to talk about the other projects," he added.

Prior to joining PPC, Sinha was general manager television at UTV and also has been associated with UTV's animation division.

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